Library

Shrewsbury Public Library

Library Hours:

  • Monday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Group Study Rooms:

  • Group study rooms can be reserved for two hours per day, with the possibility of up to a two-hour extension if there are no other patrons/groups waiting to use a room. To book a group study room, please click here.
  • For the Group Study Room Policy, please click here.


Additional Library Services

Virtual Programs and Remote Reference Assistance

We continue to plan and offer virtual programs for children and adults to enjoy. You can see the whole list on our on-line calendar.

Children’s Story times are on Facebook Live! Please check out the library’s Youtube channel and enjoy the creative offerings of our talented staff!

Please sign-up for our e-Newsletter to receive up-to-date information. There are mailing lists for general Library information, Children's services, and Young Adult services.

Please call 508-841-8533 or email splreference@cwmars.org or splcirc@cwmars.org with any questions.

For reliable, up-to-date information about COVID-19, the Shrewsbury Public Library is providing the following page of online resources.

  Also, Please check out our Social Media channels below for updates on programs, reading recommendations, and general library news!

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Catalog & Account


Find items, renew or place holds on items with the online catalog.


Book a Room

Book one of the library's meeting rooms or group study rooms.

Research


Access research materials, such as online articles, journals and other reference sources.

Events & Passes


View events and related information, including a calendar of all events, museum passes and room booking information.

E-Content


Access e-content, including e-books, MP3s and more. Download 24/7 from any device.
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Library News & Updates



Sunday Sponsorship Update 6-8-2021


Thank you to our generous donors who provided a season of Sunday hours, October 4, 2020 through May 23, 2021.
Providing four Sundays:
  • Dr. B. Dale and Mrs. Melanie Magee
  • Olive I. and Anthony A. Borgatti Jr. Donor-Advised Fund of the Greater Worcester Community Foundation
Providing two Sundays:
  • Dean Park Grill & Pizza
Providing one Sunday each are:
  • The Bachini Family in memory of Ruth Seward
  • The Del Dotto grandchildren: Drea, Dylan, and Devin
  • Friends of the Library in memory of former library director Bonnie O’Brien
  • In loving memory of Buckie Somers
  • In memory of James A. Heedles
  • In memory of Marsha Williams
  • John P. Collins and Nancy Hughes in memory of Dr. John P. Collins
  • Kathleen and David Rocheleau
  • Maureen Fujimori in honor of Eileen Mooney Evans
  • Olivia, Peg and Don Harbert
  • Pam Osborn in memory of Harry Der Harootunian
  • Rotary Club of Shrewsbury
  • Selectman Beth Casavant
  • Shrewsbury Garden Club
  • Shrewsbury Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
  • Southgate at Shrewsbury
  • One anonymous donor
You can help reach a full season of Sundays (October 3, 2021 through May 23, 2022). The cost for sponsoring one Sunday is $800. If you send in your sponsorship before October 1, 2021, the cost would be $750. The form to become a Sunday sponsor may be found here.  Please contact the Library Director at (508) 841-8537 or email prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov if you wish to provide a sponsorship or need more information.